Study Coordinator – Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI –

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery or Master’s Degree in Health/Social Sciences equivalent from a recognized training institution.
Be duly registered by the relevant professional body where applicable
Hold a valid practicing License where applicable

Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain daily oversight of study implementation
Coordinate study team to ensure proper implementation of study activities
Evaluate potential patients for inclusion in the study according to the study protocol
Oversee the recruitment of study participants by providing counseling and linkage of study participants
Ensure participant safety through monitoring of clinical and laboratory adverse events
Work with study clinicians and nurses to ensure timely reporting of SAEs/UAEs and protocol deviations
Take a lead in training and supervising the functions clinic personnel
Ensure participant privacy and confidentiality are maintained
Overseeing, improving and coordinating the study implementation in the health facilities and ensuring all services are in compliance with the Quality Management Plan
Mentoring and supervising clinic staff members in the sub-counties
Compiling clinic data and regular reports from the study sites
Developing clinic Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) to be used in the study sites
Oversee and monitor study budget expenditure
Maintain relationship with collaborating partners and the MoH
Work in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity

Other required skills:
At least 3 years’ experience within a busy HIV prevention/care program, preferably in a supervisory role
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: Effective in both oral and in written communication and reporting ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to multitask, problem solve, and work with others to resolve challenges
Ability to develop an in-depth understanding of study goals and its implementation
Strong self-motivation and ability to work in a team, with good interpersonal skills
Independent judgment and resourcefulness, understanding of the local social and geographical landscape as well as the community.
Must be willing to work in rural remote settings of Suba, Mbita, Uriri & Rongo with extra hours and long distances travels.
Computer literacy is desired
Clinical research experience with adults and young children is an added advantage.
Reports to: Study PI
Locations: Suba/Rongo
Duration: 3 Months Renewal.

Method of Application
All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
Must include a current CV with names of at least three referees.
Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.
A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed
above should be sent to: not later than 19th June, 2022.